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Vietnam Railways wants $107 mln to fence crossings, prevent crashes

Vietnam Railways is seeking VND2.5 trillion ($107 million) to erect barriers at all places where rail tracks and roads intersect, legally and otherwise.

14 transport projects to begin this year

Fourteen rail and road projects costing VND15 trillion ($645.45 million) will start this year and be completed by 2021.

Gov't lacks funds to buy back low-revenue BOT projects

BOT projects not yielding the expected revenue have put both the government and investors in more than a spot of bother.
August 16, 2019 | 08:38 am GMT+7

HCMC downtown car toll not before 2021

2021 would be the earliest that cars in Ho Chi Minh City will have to pay downtown toll, the city's Transport Department said Wednesday.
August 01, 2019 | 05:23 pm GMT+7

Sidewalks and traffic: a false trade-off

When I was writing my book "Hanoi Promenade," I often wondered what makes the city so special, so attaching.
July 30, 2019 | 02:24 pm GMT+7

Bamboo Airways seeks six-fold increase in charter capital

Private airline Bamboo Airways wants to increase its charter capital to VND8.3 trillion ($358 million) by 2023 to triple its fleet.
July 29, 2019 | 08:11 pm GMT+7

Hyundai logistics arm opens first SE Asia office in Vietnam

Hyundai Glovis has opened its first Southeast Asian office in Hanoi to serve its expansion plans in the region.
July 29, 2019 | 11:57 am GMT+7

Chinese investors dominate bids for North-South Expressway

Half of 60 investors preparing to bid for eight sections of Vietnam’s North-South Expressway are from China.
July 29, 2019 | 09:19 am GMT+7

HCMC-Can Tho high speed train to cost $10 billion

A high-speed train connecting the two biggest cities of southern Vietnam, HCMC and Can Tho, would cost $10 billion, officials said Wednesday.
July 26, 2019 | 11:33 am GMT+7

Vietnam should forget about high speed railway until 2030

An expensive high-speed railway is a nice dream, but let’s get real and build better roads between provinces first.
July 25, 2019 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

8 North-South Expressway projects to be bid

Sixty expressions of interest have been submitted for eight sections of Vietnam’s North-South Expressway, with the bidding process to end next April.
July 22, 2019 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

28 percent of Vietnamese plan to use metro regularly

Only 28 percent of people in Hanoi and HCMC plan to use the metro daily, fearing the routes may not suit their schedule.
July 22, 2019 | 08:22 am GMT+7

HCMC plans toll gates for cars to reduce congestion

HCMC Department of Transport wants the city to spend VND250 billion ($10.7 million) to build 34 toll gates for cars entering the city downtown.
July 17, 2019 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

PM sets up appraisal council for high-speed railway project

An appraisal council with representatives of several ministries and provinces will study afresh the controversial North-South high-speed railway.
July 13, 2019 | 02:11 pm GMT+7

North-South high speed railway can cost $32 billion less: Ministry

Using different routes and speeds, two ministries have North-South high speed railway cost estimates that differ by a whopping $32 billion.
July 10, 2019 | 08:30 am GMT+7
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